The Many Problems with Kony 2012

I distrust social media for a number of reasons, and while it can be used for good, it is also a terribly manipulative platform. My social media feeds have been clogged with retweets and shares of the Kony:2012 video. The good people of this planet are outraged and considering the extremely slick production and delivery…

Why White People Don’t Get Affirmative Action

As part of the ‘Cape Town is Racist’ furore (why is this news?), some of the commentators on this article at Daily Maverick are upset that white people are getting denied opportunities to medical school and say that this is racist too. (I really shouldn’t scroll down comment sections, otherwise blog posts like this happen.)…